ARMY COMMANDER MEETS BRITISH SENIOR DEFENSE ADVISOR FOR MIDDLE EAST

Army Commander General Joseph Aoun welcomed at his Yarze office UK’s Defense Senior Advisor for the Middle East Lt General John Lorimer, accompanied by British Assistant Chief of the Defense Staff Major General Giles Hill.

The meeting was also attended by the British Ambassador to Lebanon, Hugo Shorter, and the Embassy’s Military Attache.

Discussions covered the general situation in Lebanon and the broad region, as well as the British military assistance program to the Lebanese army.

General Aoun also met with the commander of the French naval forces operating in the Mediterranean Admiral Charles Henri de la Favre de Che, in the presence of the French military attache.

Talks reportedly touched on the bilateral ties between both countries’ armies.

Source: National News Agency